This railway is closed except for a short section from Rutherglen to Strathclyde Junction. The line crossed the River Clyde and provided an east end terminus at London Road near Bridgeton and Parkhead where a very large goods yard was developed.
With the opening of the Glasgow Central Railway the line was moved sideways to the east to cross the new Clyde Viaduct [Rutherglen]. This allowed the new line to use the original Clyde Viaduct [Rutherglen] [1st].
|21/05/1858||Dalmarnock Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
|24/06/1861||Dalmarnock Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
Line opened from Dalmarnock Junction (Rutherglen) to Bridgeton Goods. This was the first south bank line in Glasgow to cross the River Clyde (via the Clyde Viaduct [Rutherglen] [1st]).
|/ /1872||Dalmarnock Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
Dalmarnock Junction (Rutherglen) improvements authorised.
|/ /1893||Dalmarnock Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Glasgow Central Railway|
Widening of Clyde Viaduct [Rutherglen] [1st] authorised for the opening of the new Glasgow Central Railway. This will be by opening Clyde Viaduct [Rutherglen] alongside. The new bridge is to the east of the older. The new line is carried by the old bridge and old line relocated to the new bridge.
|02/08/1897||Dalmarnock Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
New Clyde Viaduct [Rutherglen] bridge opened to carry the old line. This allows the Glasgow Central Railway to use the Clyde Viaduct [Rutherglen] [1st].
These locations are along the line.
This is an island platform station. It opened with the Argyle Line (the re-opened Glasgow Central Railway) in 1979 and the remaining part of Rutherglen [3rd] on the main line closed. The station is overshadowed by the M74 Motorway extension. which passes overhead. Entry is by one of two footbridges, one from just off Farmeloan Road (to the east) and another from Victoria Street (to ...More details
This yard is on the east side of the lines at the north end of Rutherglen station. Its northern connection is, by reversal, at Rutherglen North Junction and its southern connection is at Rutherglen Central Junction. The yard consists of looped sidings on its west side and dead end sidings on its east side, approached from the south. The dead end sidings were in two groups, the eastern ...More details
This junction was replaced by the present Rutherglen North Junction, the present junction being south of the former Clydebridge Junction (the original Rutherglen North Junction [1st] was further south).
This viaduct opened in 1861 with the goods and minerals only Dalmarnock Branch (Caledonian Railway). It was a double track viaduct crossing the River Clyde north of Rutherglen.
This seemingly grandiosely named junction was named for the Strathclyde Print Works which was on the north bank of the River Clyde by Dalmarnock House. In 1866 the Dalmarnock Branch (Caledonian Railway) opened from Dalmarnock Junction, Rutherglen, north to Bridgeton Goods, the line passing along the western boundary of the works. The junction was formed in 1877 when the ...More details